Is the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train ACTUALLY HAPPENING in 2022?

I’ve waited patiently. I’ve waited through a broken ankle, COVID-19 and two virtual concerts to replace the real things. But if all signs lead toward positive vibes, it is very possible that the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will return through the Northeast – literally, not virtually or figuratively – for the 2022 holiday season. And…

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Ron DeSantis is a kidnapper.

Two of the most vile, repulsive acts against humans in this nation’s history occurred at the hands of demagogues who treated others with insidious disregard for human compassion. In the early 19th century, five Southeaster Native American tribes were forcibly evicted from their homeland and relocated to the Midwest, in the genocide known as the…

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“How much does a guest post cost on your website?”

After writing 5,500+ blog posts in a 13-year span – without taking a single day off in that time – there are moments when I might consider bringing in a guest blogger. I’ve done that on a couple of rare occasions, mostly when I feel a good friend of mine deserves to share their information,…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, May 28 2022

Hope everybody is having a fantastic morning. I am … trust me on this. The Patroons won big last night, virtually securing the #1 seed and home-court advantage in the postseason. Plus, last night’s victory was their 21st consecutive home win, only seven victories away from tying their all-time home win streak from the 1990-91…

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What is it with Chuck Miller and shooting from the roof??

Maybe it’s just my attempting a new perspective, a new angle, a new tilt with my camera gear. Which would kind of explain why I’m precariously hanging off a roof in the Town and Village of Green Island. Let me explain. Yesterday, the Town and Village held its Memorial Day Parade, which coincided with the…

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You mean those spots AREN’T on my camera sensor? Then that means …

In 2017, I captured my first-ever solar eclipse photographs. I drove all the way to South Carolina, and with the help of a special solar filter applied to my camera lens, I captured some sweet eclipse phases. I still have a soft spot in my heart for that image. You know … this one. But…

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